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Copy Editor

Thomson Reuters Marketing 1/17/2018 11:55:07 AM Toronto, ON Canada
Job Description

Date Posted: January 17, 2018

Department: Marketing - Creative Services

Location: 2075 Kennedy Road - Scarborough

Copy Editor


The Copy Editor for the Creative Services Team is responsible for proofreading and editing copy (as required) to ensure the accuracy, quality, readability, and alignment to brand standards of all marketing creative.

This position is responsible for:

  • proofreading to identify and correct grammar, punctuation and spelling errors;
  • editing and/or rewriting as required to ensure all work conforms to brand and tone of voice guidelines
  • collaborating with Graphic Designers on copy considerations for print and digital layouts, and editing/rewriting copy as required; and
  • participating in cross-functional team meetings to determine project scope, timing, and all details relevant to the successful execution of campaign goals.

You will be a strong team player and will possess:

  • a post-secondary degree;
  • a minimum of 1-year experience editing and proofreading (preferably in a marketing or agency environment);
  • strong attention to detail;
  • solid understanding of brand, and experience working with brand guidelines;
  • effective communication skills;
  • strong collaboration skills, including the ability to give and receive timely feedback in a courteous and respectful manner;
  • strong time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines;
  • a proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • a positive attitude and proactive approach to problem-solving; and
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

Thomson Reuters offers an environment that is both challenging and supportive, and we are proud to have been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers from 2009 – 2018, a Best Workplace from 2006 – 2017, and a Great Place to Work for Women in 2015 and 2017. We consider work from home arrangements for people with a disability or specific accessibility needs. If requested, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment and assessment process.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Req #: JREQ097656
Locations: Toronto-Ontario-Canada
Job Function: Marketing
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